If you've found yourself reading this article, you either love red wine, chocolate or looking young. We're about to tell you a secret Science has revealed to us - you can have all three of them together! That's right, according to a recent study, chocolate and red wine have found to have an anti-ageing effect on your skin.
Both chocolate and red wine are rich in flavonoids which have antioxidants and anti-inflammatory effect. This study was conducted by research teams from Exeter and Brighton Universities, where the researchers applied the compounds present in red wine, dark chocolate, red grapes and blueberries to the cells. This had an immediate effect where the cells in the skin looked more like their younger counterparts. The cells also started to heal themselves within just a few hours. Now, is that mind-blowing or what?
"I could not believe it" said Dr Eva Latorre to the Sun UK, talking about the cells rejuvenating themselves. “This is a first step in trying to make people live normal lifespans but with health for their entire life.” said Dr Lorna Harries of Brighton. The researchers must surely be proud of themselves to take this huge step in figuring out an amazing way to keep your health intact. I don't know about you but I sure am taking their advice seriously and turning to red wine and chocolate whenever I can, especially this holiday season.
This might just be the most delicious way to stay healthy!
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